Species of Thailand

Golden-crested myna

Ampeliceps coronatus, Edward Blyth, 1842

(In Thai: นกเอี้ยงหัวสีทอง)

The golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus) is a species in the starling and myna family, Sturnidae. It is found from north-eastern India through Indochina and has been introduced to the British Indian Ocean Territory. Its main habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, but it is also found in heavily degraded former forest.

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Sturnidae
Genus
Ampeliceps
Species
Ampeliceps coronatus

Common names

  • Thai: นกเอี้ยงหัวสีทอง

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (ONEP)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BCST)

Photos

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Golden-crowned myna
Golden-crested myna (female)

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Golden-crested myna (female)

Range Map

Distribution map of Golden-crested myna, Ampeliceps coronatus in Thailand
  • Ban Laem District, Phetchaburi
  • Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area
  • Bangkok Province
  • Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Khiao - Khao Chomphu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Laem Pak Bia
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Nong Khai District, Nong Khai
  • Mueang Phitsanulok District, Phitsanulok
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Pang Sida National Park
  • Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Samut Prakan Province
  • Si Racha District, Chonburi
  • Thung Salaeng Luang National Park
  • Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Ampeliceps coronatus in Thailand